I am lucky to have a large garden space and so I have the luxury of being able to dedicate some of my beds to a single perennial species.
Most flower gardeners enjoy sequences of bloom in their beds.
Generally, all the shorter iris types bloom earliest, starting the parade of iris flowers that continues throughout the summer.
Although we sometimes ignore hardiness maps, they really do provide information that is crucial to the success of our plants.
If you yearn for more fragrance in your garden, here are some suggestions for ornamental sweetshrubs that you could plant this fall.
All meadow rues offer height in a shade garden.
This is the time of year to enjoy roses in our gardens. Here are some poems about these lovely flowers.
Japanese Tree Lilac is a useful, adaptable ornamental tree.
Like a little black dress, some plants are classics and never go out of style.
Dwarf varieties of old favorites are much more suitable for small yards.